Neymar Jr. Lands Facebook Gaming Streaming Deal

The Brazilian football player Neymar Jr. is entering the world of streaming with a new Facebook Gaming deal.

This is a huge get for Facebook Gaming as Neymar Jr. is one of the most popular footballers in the world. He will be streaming content exclusively on the platform.

Neymar Jr. will stream gameplay multiple times a month, according to Facebook. He will also be playing with different creators on stream, though it’s unknown who they’ll be. His first livestream started last week on his official Facebook page.

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Neymar also gave a statement, which reads, “I’m very happy to partner with Facebook Gaming on my livestreams! The gaming world has always been one of my greatest passions after football, and I can barely wait to hang out and have fun with everyone who also shares this passion.”

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The announcement was made on social media on Thursday. On Facebook, Neymar Jr. has over 88 million followers, with a whopping 166 million on Instagram.

Neymar Jr. has also been a part of games in the past, primarily Fortnite. Players could unlock his uniform, along with accessories and quests.

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William Pimenta also gave a statement on the news. He said, “We’re excited to welcome Neymar Jr. to Facebook Gaming, where he can connect with his global fans through games. Like football, gaming brings people together across borders and languages. And our global approach to supporting creators is one of the things that makes Facebook Gaming special.”

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